Section 1 Identification of material and supplier
Identifies the product, states the recommended use and supplier/emergency contact numbers.
Section 2 Hazard identification
Describes and classifies hazards and includes risk phrases that state the hazards of the substance.
Section 3 Composition/information on ingredients
States the ingredients in the substance.
Section 4 First-aid measures
States first aid care information for exposure.
Section 5 Fire-fighting measures
States the flammable/explosive properties as well as how to extinguish in case of a fire.
Section 6 Accidental release measures
Recommends measures to take in case of accidental release, including how to contain and clean.
Section 7 Handling and storage
Provides information on how to handle the product to minimize hazards to people, property, and the environment.
Section 8 Exposure controls/personal protection
Discusses control measures to minimize exposure and risk to the substance’s hazards.
Section 9 Physical and chemical properties
Details related to the substance, such as density, ph, boiling point, etc.
Section 10 Stability and reactivity
States the reactivity hazards such as chemical stability, hazardous reactions, and more.
Section 11 Toxicological information
Describes the possible negative effects and symptoms related to exposure to the product.
Section 12 Ecological information
Provides information on the product’s environmental impact.
Section 13 Disposal considerations
States measures for disposal, recycling, and reclamation.
Section 14 Transport information
Provides information for preparation and transport.
Section 15 Regulatory information
Provides Hazchem code.
Section 16 Other information
Includes the date of preparation or last revision. Sections 12-16 may be omitted in some SDS.
All labels have the following elements: